The beautiful Town of Torbay is located on the Avalon Peninsula of Newfoundland and Labrador, the most easterly Province of Canada. A vibrant, evolving Community of over 7000 people, Torbay has a long and colourful history that dates back to the 1500s. A unique, storied Community, with an exceptional quality of life, Torbay has so much to offer. From our history to our people, to our bright business future, we hope you get to know Torbay. There are so many reasons to consider beautiful Torbay as a great place, not just to visit, but to call home.
The Town of Torbay boasts a sound economic base, a higher than average employment level, and a higher than average education level. Home to over seventy businesses, two schools, and numerous clubs and organizations, Torbay is the second-fastest growing municipality in the Province. In order to accommodate this growth, exciting developments are currently under way and many plans are in place to meet the future needs of the Town, our business community and our residents.
Situated right on the Atlantic Ocean, Torbay offers breathtaking coastal views in a picturesque, rural setting. Since we conveniently border the capital City of St. John’s, all urban amenities, including major retail centres and an international airport, are within a few minutes’ drive. Well cared for properties, family-friendly neighbourhoods, an involved, invested Town council, and a thriving business community are just a few of the features that help make Torbay the wonderful place it is to live, work and play. Torbay is, indeed, a beautiful place.